Bringing Web 2.0 technologies to the enterprise today is mostly an academic exercise. Social media sounds just peachy until you ponder corporate must-haves like security and executive buy-in. But the log jam appears to be breaking based on two developments:
- CIOs at least know that social media is important and things like blogs, wikis and composite Web mashups have their place.
- Vendors are experimenting heavily and are likely to find a secure way to build these Web 2.0-ish features into existing applications.